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Nigerian police tear-gas Zakzaky supporters

January 26, 2017 1:00 pm
Nigerian police tear-gas Zakzaky supporters

Police in Nigeria have used teargas to disperse peaceful protesters demanding the release of the country’s top Shia Muslim cleric, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, Press TV reports. Violence erupted on Wednesday as hundreds of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) were peacefully protesting in front of the National Assembly […]

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Nigerian state of Kaduna bans main Shia group led by Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky

October 8, 2016 12:00 pm
Nigerian state of Kaduna bans main Shia group led by Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky

Shia Muslims call for the release of cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, in Cikatsere, Nigeria, April 1, 2016. (Photo by AP) The Nigerian state of Kaduna has declared a mainstream Shia group led by Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky as illegal as a state crackdown against the Muslim community continues. The Kaduna state government warned on Friday […]

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Over 2,000 Nigerians protest Shia Muslim cleric Sheikh Zakzaky’s illegal detention

August 31, 2016 9:58 pm
Over 2,000 Nigerians protest Shia Muslim cleric Sheikh Zakzaky’s illegal detention

Over 2,000 Nigerians have taken part in a protest rally calling for the release of prominent Shia Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky. The protesters gathered on Wednesday in the capital Abuja and marched from the National Mosque to the Federal Secretariat chanting slogans in support of Zakzaky’s release and condemning […]

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